compiled by Cem Ertür
22 November 2010
1) President Obama: We agreed to develop a missile defense capability for NATO territory to protect all of our allies in Europe (20 November 2010)
2) President Sarkozy: Let’s call a spade a spade: Today’s missile threat, it’s Iran (20 November 2010)
By Gary Corseri featured writer Dandelion Salad Nov. 17, 2008
The preposition is apt. We are not in the season, not even in the spirit of the season, but we feel it upon us, like a nightmare chimera. Many feel oppressed and depressed by it. We struggle for more light.
Perhaps it’s better to call it the shopping season.
via Dandelion Salad
Cosmic Irony [is] the idea that fate, destiny, or a god controls and toys with human hopes and expectations. It also [encompasses] the belief that the universe is so large and man so small that the universe is indifferent to the plight of man.
Mordechai Vanunu was born on 13 October 1954 in Marrakesh, Morocco. From east Jerusalem in 2005, he told me: Continue reading
As a Court Clerk in a criminal court, most cases just leave me totally
indifferent. You could easily think I have lost my heart about such things a
few years ago, incapable to feel anything now either for the defendants or
their victims. True, I admit it. When you see it every day, the same sort of
cases one after the other, you quickly become insensitive to it all. But not
Even when they all cry their soul out, whether they are faking it or not.
Beware of the crocodile tears, and then it seems, it is always just that,
crocodile tears. If I can’t feel the need to cry most of the time, then it
must be fake all the time, I’m usually so emotional.